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of the the initiatives would be paid for by the wealthy and taxes. >> it is values, and we have to decide to protect the tax breaks for the americans, or make smart investments to create jobs and grow the economy. >> reporter: and critics of the president's budget is john boehner calling it perhaps the most irresponsible budget yet. after the remarks, president obama went to visit a kindergarten can class in washington, d.c. >>> and there is something to look forward to, folks, despite the awful weather to endure. to night the national park service promises that it is not going to be long now before the cherry blossoms are in bloom. before they are blossoming if you will. and right now the tidal basin is covered in snow and ice and not too many people are walking around down there, but kristin wright is because she is one tough mama, and she is going to tell us when it is going to change. >> hey, thank you, vance. yes, that is right. and tonight, snow as far as the eye can see. but, the announcement today by the park service kind of reminds you of groundhog day, and their prediction, five more weeks
questions about how this one started. >>> and the escalating argument over a tax refund check has police on a man hunt. >>> the oscars are just days away, but those are not only the movie awards,handed out as students in the area are part of a >>> this morning investigators are trying to determine if someone purposely set a fire in a district heights apartment building, we told you about this as breaking news last night. the fire is now out. this is a look at the scene from chopper 4, firefighters were called to the oak crest towers on brooks drive in prince george's county last night. initially investigators thought there was more than one fire, but there was just one on the fifth story building. >>> also today american airlines passengers are waking up in the region after a bird strike that caused them to make an emergency landing. last night the flight returned to texas. no one was hurt here. the passengers boarded another plane to reagan and arrived overnight. >>> a heads up as you head out this weekend. ddot wants you to be careful as you make your way down h street the street. they
prince william county supervisors discussed their tax rates. a pest control company is using pesticides and steam to kill the b bedbugs. >>> there's work under way to repair gravel roads damaged by winter weather in virginia working 12-hour shifts this week in a loudoun and prince william counties. over 400 miles of gravel roads and temporary fixes have to do until more permanent fixes can be done come summer. >>> four school buses in prince williams county were damaged this morning from vehicles sliding into them this morning out of 800 the district had on the road. all accidents were minor. one needed another bus to transport the children to school. once the school nurses checked out the kids who were on the buses involved in these crashes. >>> big weather story now is changing from snow to the cold. we could be in danger of a re-freeze tonight. storm team meteorologist, doug kammerer is checking the cold. how low are we talking? >> we are talking temperatures that will get down close to the single digits in parts of the area overnight tonight. it gets even colder the next few days. f
for business. >> reporter: taxing levied on imagi medical marijuana already fund a third of the city's budget. with new retail sales, the mayor expects that number to rise. while garden city cashes in the mayor decided the wages of sin just aren't worth the trouble. >> i already have one illegal intoxicant causing all kinds of problems in society. now, i will have another one out here. what kind of mayhem will that cause? >> nbc harry smith joins us with more on the legal state of marijuana in colorado. most recent polls show a lot of americans favor legalizing pot. based on the folks you spoke with for your special, how would that work on a big scale? >> reporter: the governor of colorado says what's going on in colorado is a social experiment unlike anything that's ever happened before. he was just in washington the other day and urged the other governors thinking about this to take their time and watch what happened in colorado. there no blueprint for all of this. while they're seeing tax revenue coming in. what is hard to measure is what the down side is. we don't really know what the dow
on congress to overhaul the business tax code. >> revitalizing the system, it cannot be out sourced. >> reporter: but a divided congress is unlikely to go alongment meanwhile, the nation's roads and bridges continue to take a pounding, tom costello, washington. >>> and when nbc continues, a first, football players in a across america, people like basketball hall of famer dominique wilkins, are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes with non-insulin victoza. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar, but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza. he said victoza works differently than pills, and comes in a pen. and the needle is thin. victoza is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes when used with diet and exercise. it is not recommended as the first medication to treat diabetes and should not be used in people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. victoza has not been studied with mealtime insulin. victoza is not insulin. do not take victoza if you have a personal or family history of m
. it is starting to strain from the load. >> president barack obama called on congress to overhaul the business tax code. >> rebuilding our infrastructure is vital to businesses. >> the divided congress is likely to go along. the roads and bridges continue to take a pounding. nbc news, washington. >> and another museum coming to the district. >> this hasn't even opened yet but getting a lot of buzz. why this museum has special meaning for so many. >>> chuck, what's the latest on the weather? >> early computer models are coming. in results are consistent with what we've been saying. s us? are you there? yore breaking . is it you or is it me? wait, no. dude, i'm lagging. is it you or is it me? why is it so slow? is it you or is it me? [ male announcer ] if you're not on 100% fiber optics, it's you. verizon fios is 100% fiber optic, comcast isn't. so you can video chat smoother. game with less lag time. and upload a 5-minute hd video in 20 seconds. that's why nothing compares to fios -- america's fastest, most reliable internet. rated number one by pc magazine 7 years in a row, for speed, reliabilit
,000 in lost revenue to the hotel. and that itself results in almost $2,000 in local and state sales tax revenues lost. >> reporter: with the tide turning, even republicans who supported and voted for the bill, like state senator steve pierce -- you didn't think it was targeting the lgbt? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: they're now urging governor brewer to veto it. >> we made a mistake, and now we have to fix it. >> reporter: if the governor doesn't sign or veto the bill by the end of the week it becomes law automatically. still, this morning an aide to the governor said this bill was never part of her agenda, another hint that a veto is likely. brian? >> mike taibbi starting us off from phoenix tonight, thanks. >>> a new fight that's erupted in public today over the end of the war in afghanistan. fed up and frustrated, the president of the united states issued an ultimatum to the president of afghanistan today. after 13 years of war, it affects how and when every american finally comes home. our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski is again traveling with the chairman of the joint c
lead to 10 to million dollars a year in additional tax revenue. but local law enforcement officials say it would come at a cost. the maryland sheriffs association publicly expressed their concerns in indianapolis today. >> legalization is not the answer. and we will fight it until the very end. >> in maryland, we're spending $100 million a year on arresting and prosecuting people for marijuana offenses. basically, ruining a lot of people's job prospects and their resumes. >> last year, the maryland senate passed a bill decriminalizing marijuana. but it was defeated in the house. >>> protests are growing against the controversy builds in arizona that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds. opponents gathered again outside arizona state house tonight. they are urging governor jan brewer to reject that bill. that comes on top of a growing list of major corporations and some of brewer's own party members who say that bill could have a disastrous impact on arizona's economy. aides have said brewer likely will veto the measure. she has until
and structurally deficient. >> president barack obama called on congress this week to overhaul the business tax code. >> rebuild as good vital to business, creates good paying jobs that cannot be outsourced. >> a divided congress is unlikely to go along. meanwhile the nation's roads and bridges continue to take a pounding. nbc news, washington. >> speaking of the roads, roads are really rough tomorrow morning. >> this isn't going to be pretty monday morning. it's going to start as rain late this afternoon into this evening. the real trick with this forecast is when do we make the switch from rain to snow. how much moisture is left to be rung out of the atmosphere once below the freezing mark. the way i see it now, plenty of moisture left to add up to quite a few inches of snow through the heart of metro washington by this time tomorrow. winter storm warnings are already up from the mason dixon line all the way down to southern maryland. blue ridge to bay, everyone in the news 4 nation is under a winter storm warning starting tonight and goes into the overnight hours tonight and through the day
portland? >> maine. >> maine, definitely. >> you are right. >> there is no sales tax in this city of portland, except on hotels and car rentals. >> portland, oregon. >> i agree with her. >> she's smarter than you. >> i didn't know that. >> yes, it is. this bear shown as a full screen broke into an elementary school south of which portland? >> maine. >> you are the smartest girl in the room. >> that's because fred is not here! fred is zoned out. >> wait, wait, i vote that one is oregon. >> and you're wrong. >> again! >> all right. well, anyway, kids, the new season of "portlandia" kicks off tonight on ifc. thanks, guys. >> thanks so much, you guys. get ready for the big close-up, the amazing results of today's "ambush makeover." >> and how three real women are going to get to look in the mirror and say i love myself. >> what does that mean, real women? >> you know, real. not fake. not mannequins. >> oh. right after this. it's 7am and steve is already thinking about tomorrow. which is why he's investing in his heart health by eating kellogg's raisin branĀ®. not only is kellogg's rai
.c. school. the tax credit he wants to provide for some parents. woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! where's my room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. because your kitchen dreams can be big. ikea has it all. >>> we're following a developing story in ukraine. secretary of state john kerry is in kiev right now. he is meeting with the new ukrainian leaders that deposed the pro-russian president. the trip is meant to send a message to russia that the u.s. supports ukrainian sovereignty. it coincides with a major u.s. aid announcement. angie goff has more. angie? >> big financial support behind ukraine. treasury secretary jack lew saying the white house is working to give a $1 billion loan package to the country. he adds that money is going to go towards economic reforms to get ukraine back on its feet. it will also help with planning elections. meanwhile also this morning, russian president vladimir putin warned that sanctions against his country would backfire on the west. he warned that russia is not trying to t
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